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Kerala Style Dal (Parippu) Yum
Kerala Style Parippu – Creamy red lentils cooked with coconut milk and ground spices. Delicious to serve with steamed rice.
Kerala Style Dal (Parippu)
Prep Time
10 minutes

Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
For the Dal:
  • 1 cup Masoor Dal (Red Lentils)
  • 1 Onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Tomato, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2~3 Green Chilies, slit
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp Ground Cumin
  • ½ tsp Ground Coriander
For Tempering:
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 Medium Onion, finely chopped
  • 8~10 curry leaves
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
For the Dal:
  • 1 cup Masoor Dal (Red Lentils)
  • 1 Onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Tomato, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2~3 Green Chilies, slit
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp Ground Cumin
  • ½ tsp Ground Coriander
For Tempering:
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 Medium Onion, finely chopped
  • 8~10 curry leaves
Kerala Style Dal (Parippu)
Instructions
Cook Dal:
  1. In a heavy bottomed saucepan; combine lentils with 2 cups of water. Add the onion, tomato, coconut milk, green chilies, turmeric, ground cumin and coriander; bring to a boil.
  2. Simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the lentils are cooked and are very tender and mushy, it will take about 25~30 minutes. Add more water, if all the water evaporates.
Make Tempering:
  1. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the cumin and mustard seeds and once they start to splutter, add the onions and curry leaves. Cook till the onions are golden brown.
  2. Pour the tempering into the simmering lentils. Season with salt to taste and cook for another 5 minutes. Serve!!
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